Information published on 19 March 2013 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 337.

Register now for 5th UIC and FIATA Market Place Seminar in Vienna from 18 – 19 April 2013

  • Freight

The International Union of Railways (UIC) and the International Federation of Freight Forwarders (FIATA) are jointly organising the 5th Market Place Seminar in Vienna from 18 – 19 April 2013. The previous editions in Prague, Barcelona, Istanbul and Hamburg focused on Rail Transport in Eastern Europe, the French-Iberian Rail Link, Rail Transport connecting South-Eastern Europe and the Middle-East, and Challenges of Intermodal Hinterland Traffic, respectively.

This year the seminar will be organised in Vienna under the theme “Intercontinental corridors – new opportunities for rail freight?”

The main subjects will focus on: South-East Corridors, New business perspectives in Europe – Asian traffic, Future development of railway policy in Europe and Intermodal and distribution solutions.

Confirmed high-level speakers include:

  • Mag. Christian Kern, Spokesman of the Board of Management (CEO), ÖBB Holding AG
  • Harald Bollmann, Zentralverband Spedition & Logistik, Honorary President
  • Zoltán Potvorszki, Express-Interfracht, Managing Director
  • Prof. Friedrich Macher, Grampetcargo Austria GmbH, Managing Partner
  • Dr. Ivan Petrov, Trans Express, General Manager
  • Francesco Parisi, Europe Multipurpose Terminals (EMT), Trieste, President and Managing Director
  • Gennady Bessonov, CCTT Transiberian, Secretary General
  • Imre Kovács, Rail Cargo Hungaria Zrt., CEO
  • Ralf-Charley Schultze, Gefco, Multimodal Logistics Director
  • Thomas Kargl, Far East Landbridge Ltd., Managing Director
  • Nicolette van der Jagt, CLECAT, Director General
  • Günther Ferk, X-Rail, CEO
  • László Mosóczi, Hungrail, Chairman

The conference will take place at the Arcotel Wimberger Hotel and will provide simultaneous interpreting in English/German/Russian. A technical visit will be organised to the Trimodal Terminal in Wien Freudenau.

Our co-host Rail Cargo Group, and our cooperation partners Zentralverband Spedition und Logistik and IBS would like to welcome you to our event and we look forward to meeting you!

See the detailed programme and register at www.marketplaceseminar.org

For further information please contact Katharina Dieck, Freight Advisor: dieck@uic.org